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In-laws beat woman to death for dowry in Jashore  

| Updated: October 02, 2018 11:57:54

In-laws beat woman to death for dowry in Jashore  

A housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her in-laws for dowry in Sharhsa upazila of Jashore district on Friday night.

The deceased was identified as Sima Khatun, 20, wife of Jahangir Alam of Ghiba village in the upzaila.

Deceased's father alleged that Jahangir had been torturing his wife demanding money since their marriage a year ago thought he gave Jahangir Tk 100,000, reports UNB.

Recently Jahangir demanded Tk 30,000 more and was pressurizing her for it, the father said.

Earlier on Friday night, Jahangir and his family members strangulated Sima when she denied giving the money and hanged the body from a bamboo ceiling of the house.

Meanwhile, the victim's husband denied the allegation saying that his wife committed suicide.

Second officer of Benapole Port Police Station Habibur Rahman said the body was sent for autopsy.

The reason behind her death will be known after the post-mortem, he added.


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